How Kemper power plant’s ‘clean coal’ effort collapsed

The promise of a facility in Kemper County that could use technology to reduce carbon emissions and harness the abundant supply of lignite coal to power homes drew interest from around globe. But after the plant’s owner announced it was ending the project after missed budgets and deadlines, a deeper look reveals that design flaws and construction problems were known well in advance of the project’s collapse, a new report says. Read the complete story here.